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Tom T. Kovary family collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artifacts, correspondence, documents, and photographs relating to Tom T. Kovary and his family in Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and the United States before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009 by Myra and Vally Kovary, the daughters of Tom T. Kovary.
Date
1930-1946
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Kovary and Neuhaus families papers

Document | Accession Number: 2009.364.1

Date
1900-2011  (inclusive)

US Army American Campaign Medal and ribbon bar with presentation box awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.2 a-c

Geography
issue : United States
Date
1941-1945  (commemoration)
1940 February  (emigration)
US Army American Campaign Medal and ribbon bar with presentation box awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

US Army Victory Medal, two ribbon bars and presentation box awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.3 a-d

Geography
issue : United States
Date
1945 July 06-1946 December 31  (issue)
1941-1945  (commemoration)
1940 February  (emigration)
US Army Victory Medal, two ribbon bars and presentation box awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

US Army Good Conduct Medal, 3 ribbon bars, and 3 ribbons awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.4 a-g

Geography
issue : United States
Date
1943-1946  (commemoration)
1940 February  (emigration)
US Army Good Conduct Medal, 3 ribbon bars, and 3 ribbons awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

World Congress of Esperanto stickpin with an image of soldier upon a green star owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.5

Geography
issue : Esperanto conference; Vienna (Austria)
Date
1924  (commemoration)
1940 February  (emigration)
World Congress of Esperanto stickpin with an image of soldier upon a green star owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club metal plaque with a Star of David owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.6

Geography
issue : Bratislava (Slovakia)
Date
1938 January 09  (commemoration)
1940 February  (emigration)
Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club metal plaque with a Star of David owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club (BKB) stickpin with blue enamel decoration owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.7

Geography
issue : Bratislava (Slovakia)
Date
1940 February  (emigration)
approximately 1935  (received)
Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club (BKB) stickpin with blue enamel decoration owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Hakoah Sports Club stickpin with a Star of David owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.8

Geography
issue : Bratislava (Slovakia)
Date
approximately 1935  (received)
1940 February  (emigration)
Hakoah Sports Club stickpin with a Star of David owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

US Army Good Conduct lapel button awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.9

Geography
issue : United States
Date
1943-1946  (issue)
1940 February  (emigration)
US Army Good Conduct lapel button awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

US Army Honorable Service lapel button awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.10

Geography
issue : United States
Date
1946-1946  (issue)
1940 February  (emigration)
US Army Honorable Service lapel button awarded to a Czech Jewish refugee

Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club stickpin (BKB) with blue enamel decoration owned by a Czech Jewish refugee to the US

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.11

Geography
issue : Vienna (Austria)
Date
approximately 1935  (received)
1940 February  (emigration)
Bar Kochba Jewish Sports Club stickpin (BKB) with blue enamel decoration owned by a Czech Jewish refugee to the US

World Congress of Esperanto medallion with an image of woman and a view of Budapest owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.12

Geography
received : Esperanto conference; Budapest (Hungary)
Date
1929  (commemoration)
1940 February  (emigration)
World Congress of Esperanto medallion with an image of woman and a view of Budapest owned by a Czech Jewish refugee

Brown leather wallet with laced edges used by a Czech Jewish refugee during his service in the US Army

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.13

Geography
use : United States
Date
1940 February  (emigration)
1943-1946  (use)
Brown leather wallet with laced edges used by a Czech Jewish refugee during his service in the US Army

Red leather portfolio used by a Czech Jewish refugee

Object | Accession Number: 2009.364.14

Date
1940 February  (emigration)
Red leather portfolio used by a Czech Jewish refugee
 
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